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ISSN: 1023-5086


ISSN: 1023-5086

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Opticheskii Zhurnal

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УДК: 535-14, 535.51

Numerical simulation of the parameters of terahertz polarizers on a silicon substrate

For Russian citation (Opticheskii Zhurnal):

Чеботарёв В.С., Соловьев А.Н., Трофимов А.Д., Ходзицкий М.К. Численное моделирование параметров терагерцовых поляризаторов на кремниевой подложке // Оптический журнал. 2017. Т. 84. № 8. С. 27–29.


Chebotarev V.S., Soloviev A.N., Trofimov A.D., Khodzitskiy M.K. Numerical simulation of the parameters of terahertz polarizers on a silicon substrate [in Russian] // Opticheskii Zhurnal. 2017. V. 84. № 8. P. 27–29.

For citation (Journal of Optical Technology):

V. S. Chebotarev, A. N. Solov’ev, A. D. Trofimov, and M. K. Khodzitskiĭ, "Numerical simulation of the parameters of terahertz polarizers on a silicon substrate," Journal of Optical Technology. 84(8), 525-527 (2017).


In this study, single- and multilayer polarizers for terahertz radiation from a metal grid on a silicon substrate are analyzed through numerical simulation. Several variants of the polarizer design and the dependences of the polarizer characteristics on its design are obtained. The effects of the grid pitch, number of layers, and their mutual arrangement on the extinction coefficients and losses of the polarizer are numerically analyzed for the first time for choosing the optimal fabrication technology.


terahertz polarizers, multilayer polarizers, grid polarizers


The research was supported by the leading universities of the Russian Federation (074-U01).

OCIS codes: 230.5440, 310.4165, 310.6805


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